While it’s normal to want to help someone you love, there is no way to ‘save’ or ‘fix’ another person.
If staying in a domestic violence shelter is part of your safety plan, we have tips for making a safe transition.
It’s important to try and understand what a person who is being abused is going through, why they might stay in an abusive relationship and how you can help by supporting and shifting power back to them.
“[The Hotline] gives women a voice and a chance to seek help when they feel they have nowhere else to turn.”
Many people struggle with the belief that divorce is a sin when considering leaving their abusive spouses.
We believe it’s important for all survivors to feel as prepared as possible if they choose to contact the police.
The annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Service Award recognizes individuals and organizations from across the nation that are leading efforts to advance victim services and victims’ rights.
No one deserves to be sexually assaulted or abused for any reason.
Shahida Arabi offers tips for self-care, healing and recovery after abuse.
Strangulation, or “choking,” is one of the more serious and potentially deadly forms of physical abuse.